A Tiny Pictures Speaks a Thousand Words

Here is a tiny tiny version of the cover art for the new Whirlwind Heat album, Types of Wood, that was sent out in an addVice email. According to the Whirlwind Heat official Web site, the photo was taken by Terry Richardson and the model is Susan Eldridge. When I first saw this image I …

The Streets: Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living

Tonight I went to a listening party at Fontana’s for The Streets‘ new album Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living, which drops April 10 in the UK and April 25 in the US. See, the problem with listening parties is every time I go to one, I just end up talking to people rather …

Stellastarr* Seeks Couples Willing to Smooch for Photoshoot and DOP Try Out New Material

From me ol’ email box, a message from Michael Stellastarr*: The band seeks real-life couples to pose for an upcoming SS* single cover. Read on: Hey everyone. Got a question for you… This Saturday afternoon. 12:30pm – 3ish. DATE CHANGE: NEXT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2006 Stellastarr* is doing a photo shoot to make the Single …

For My British Friends

Dear people who probably bought up all the Raconteurs 7″ vinyls today, just wanted to give you the heads up on this awesome showcase of live bands (The Long Blondes are playing!) happening in London this week. The concert showcases take place in conjunction with rock photographer Dean Chalkley‘s exhibition at the Spitz Gallery. He’s …